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alveolar

División en sílabas: al·ve·o·lar
Pronunciación: /alˈvē(ə)lər
 
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Definición de alveolar en inglés:

adjetivo

1Of or relating to an alveolus, in particular.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It has been reported that bone loss affects the jaw bones (particularly the alveolar bone).
  • Many investigators believe that the tumor arises from bronchiolar or alveolar epithelium.
  • The respiratory bronchiole branches to form alveolar ducts.
1.1 Anatomy Relating to or denoting the bony ridge that contains the sockets of the upper teeth.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The tooth roots are attached to the surrounding alveolar bone of the tooth socket.
  • They occur almost exclusively along the alveolar ridge of the maxilla in white female newborns.
  • Children with cleft palates often have an alveolar ridge defect.
1.2 Phonetics (Of a consonant) pronounced with the tip of the tongue on or near this ridge (e.g., n, s, t).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Some years ago it was pointed out to me that when I'm trying to be very precise in talking about linguistics, I use dental rather than alveolar articulations for consonants.
  • Hebrew and Arabic use dentalized t, d, th, etc., while English makes the sounds farther back at the alveolar ridge.
  • It must be rigid enough to promote near zero surface tensions during the alveolar compression.
1.3 Anatomy Of or relating to an alveolus or the alveoli of the lung.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • To quantify the alveolar injuries, we measured radial alveolar count in lung tissue at each time point.
  • Alveolar number was closely related to total lung volume whereas alveolar size was not.
  • This growth factor is abundantly expressed in many different lung cells, including alveolar macrophages and type II cells.

sustantivo

Phonetics Volver al principio  
An alveolar consonant.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Given that both soft and hard alveolars (‘t’ and ‘d') are used in Punjabi, their representation in the new script would constitute the most baffling problem.
  • The bare letters's', 't', 'n', 'l', etc. cannot be assumed to specifically represent alveolars.
  • Both the /s/ and /z/ sounds are alveolars, articulated in the same place in the vocal cavity

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